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Company: South Shore Health
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:


Performs ultrasound scanning procedures. Reports preliminary findings and diagnoses to the Radiologist. Takes anatomical pictures to demonstrate organs.Job DescriptionESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1 - Receives and reviews requests for ultrasound studies on patients of all ages from child to geriatric. - - a - Performs such exams as Abdominal Echoes, Renal, Aortic, Pelvic, Obstetrical and Biophysical Profiles, small parts to include breast, thyroid and scrotal exams. - - - b - Able to assist radiologist with invasive procedures including biopsies and aspirations. - - c - Assist surgeons in OR with ultrasound guidance.2 - Utilizes real-time transvaginal transducers.3 - Checks all images with the Radiologist. - - a - Consults with the Radiologist about the reading or scans and reports.4 - Provides written, unofficial reports of examinations.5 - Takes representative anatomical pictures, recognizes normal versus abnormal anatomy, and exhibits knowledge of various pathological processes.6 - Marks images for proper definition and explanation.7 - Performs general clerical duties accurately, including but not limited to: - - a - Greeting patients in a courteous manner consistent with the hospital's policy. - - b - Logs and checks in patients accurately and appropriately. - - c - Verifies information and exams performed. - Updates and changes exam description to reflect actual exams performed. - This assures the correct billing of patient accounts. - - d - Quality assures exams performed, to capture the technologist, the room utilized and the time utilized. - - -e - Disposes of used linen and supplies in an appropriate manner.8 -- Safety Awareness - Fosters a "Culture of Safety" through personal ownership and commitment to a safe environment. - - a - Prior to the start of any invasive procedures, a final verification to confirm the correct patient, procedure, site, and information is done. - - b - Verifies patient according to policy prior to administration of care/procedures/medications. - - c - Follows approved procedure for verifying MD orders including a verbal readback to the licensed independent practitioner after receiving a telephone order. - - d - Complies with the current CDC hand hygiene guidelines through proper handwashing , as observed by nurse manager and peers. - - e - Consistently follows the South Shore Hospital policy to mark surgical sites. - - f - Makes appropriate use of personal protective equipment at all times. - - g - Adheres to respiratory etiquette guidelines. - - h - Adheres to universal precautions. - - i - Appropriately disposes of hazardous materials. - - j - Adheres to electrical safety guidelines.Technology and Learning - - a - Participates in continued learning and possess a willingness and ability to learn and utilize new technology and procedures that continue to develop in their role and throughout the organization. - - b - Embraces technological advances that allow us to communicate information effectively and efficiently based on role.JOB REQUIREMENTSMinimum Education - PreferredPrefer graduate of an accredited Ultrasound Program.Minimum Work ExperienceNeed one to two (1-2) years to be fully proficient.Required Licenses / Registrations RDMS or eligible - Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Keywords: South Shore Health, Weymouth , Ultrasonographer, Healthcare , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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